Bachelorette Bash Recap | Dream Big & Buy The Shoes

July 22, 2015

Bachelorette Bash Recap

This past weekend I celebrated with my best friends & some family for my bachelorette festivities. To say I was overwhelmed with love and surprises is such an understatment.




We started the day at Narcisi Winery outside of Pittsburgh. The venue is so beautiful and exceeded my expectations. We had some fun tasting and then enjoyed lunch outside. There was a band playing close by while we sat and had our lunch. The food was excellent and the wine was too, of course.






After the winery we made our way in to Pittsburgh to our hotel. My hostesses arranged for us to spend the night in a beautiful suite right in the heart of the city. The room was decorated with touches of purple and gold...our wedding colors and some of my favorite things.

There were banners, lingerie, cupcakes, photo props and was so beautiful. I was so excited to see everything around the suite; it was beyond perfect. My Maid of Honor Nicole, bridesmaids and other friends went above and beyond to make sure it was all about Emelia. 











We got ready while we jammed out to a customized playlist courtesy of one of my bridesmaids, Elisa and took some pictures before we left to meet the other ladies for dinner. I seriously felt like a Queen & loved every second of the day. 




We met up with some more of the group for a delicious dinner at Sienna Mercato located in the Cultural District of Pittsburgh. Sienna Mercato is a multi-level building with a meatball joint, a pizzeria and a rooftop beer garden. We sat in the meatball level and it was pretty cool and had some tasty options. 
They spoiled me with gifts and we took some more pictures of course. Duh, photo ops galore!



After dinner, it was time for my favorite part of the evening...the piano bar. We walked a few blocks to "Howl At The Moon" and had SUCH a fun time. We had a reserved table right next to the stage so we were at the center of all the excitement. There had to be about 7 other bachelorette parties there that evening, and it was such a great celebration.

They called us all up on stage a few times. I sang (more like rapped) and danced to "Baby Got Back", they played Britney, Madonna, and we all had the best time. The piano bar was definitely my favorite part of the night. I laughed so hard and loved being with all my best friends celebrating.



We spent a few hours at the piano bar and then took a taxi up to Mt. Washington to take some pictures. You can't spend a night in The 'Burgh without taking some pictures with the view of the city for a backdrop.




Our last stop of the night was at CAVO nightclub, and by that point we were all pretty spent. We enjoyed a few drinks there and then headed back to our suite.
My friends had my favorite late night snacks ready...french onion dip and chips, how cute are they?! 

I couldn't believe how my bridesmaids went all out for me. I was brought to tears several times with the amount of love I received. I couldn't believe all the spoiling, gifts, special touches, and thoughtfulness throughout the weekend. From personalized playlists, beautiful decorations, that gorgeous purple and gold sash (the best one we saw all night) , the amazing gifts and all the attention...my weekend couldn't have been better. I am truly blessed to have such beautiful and caring friends and feel like the luckiest lady. I wish every weekend could be spent celebrating with my best friends.

Another HUGE thanks to my wonderful friends and family for making this an unforgettable experience and the best bachelorette weekend...I love you ladies!!


Only a few more weeks until my bridal shower when we get to continue the party!!

Enjoy your weekend friends, hope it's a beautiful one. 






21 comments:

  1. So sweet! Sounds like a ton of fun!

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  2. I loved following along with Snapchat. Haha. Looks like y'all had the best time. It's almost Sept!!

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  3. Sounds like a fantastic bachelorette weekend! Howl at the Moon is always fun for bachelorette parties and I love how they decorated your room with lingerie, cupcakes and cute decor.

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  4. Aww this looks like a blast, so glad you had a wonderful time with your friends!

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  5. My beautiful EDub, I am so glad you had such a great time at your party. You have a great group of friends!!!

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  6. Bachelorette weekends are always so much fun and I love a good piano bar!

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  7. Wow, what a fun night! Your ladies definitely went all out. Love the picture of you guys dancing on stage!!!

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  8. Your friends did such a wonderful job showing you a good time!! So glad it was everything you wanted!! happy Friday! xo, Biana -BlovedBoston

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  9. That looks like the perfect bachelorette party!!! So fun!!!!

    Xoxox
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  10. It sure was Christine :) Thanks for reading!

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  11. Awe I'm glad...my phone died early, probably a good thing ;) we had SO much fun...2 months away today...weeeeee!

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  12. It was the BEST time Pamela :) The personalized touches were so great. Hope you enjoyed your weekend!

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  13. It was so much fun Emily, I was overwhelmed in a good way! My girls did an amazing job :)

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  14. Thank you Julia...I had a smile glued to my face, it was great!

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  15. Awe thanks Lisa, it was so much fun! They are the sweetest people I know....they went all out for me :) Love you!

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  16. They are the best kind of weekends Ashley...for sure! Howl at the Moon was a great place...piano bars are my kind of high energy fun!

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  17. It sure was B! They did such a great job and were so kind to spoil me the way they did. They called us bachelorettes on stage several times haha..that picture is when Baby Got Back was playing ;)

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  18. It was perfection Biana, it was so great! Hope you had a great weekend girl, XO!

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  19. Thank you, it was so perfect for me...all my favorite things! Thanks so much for reading :)

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